It’s the news that many wrestling fans have been waiting for, but never thought would happen within the realms of World Wrestling Entertainment – Daniel Bryan has been medically cleared to wrestle.
Leading neurosurgeons, neurologists and concussion experts, including Dr. Robert Cantu, Dr. Javier Cárdenas and Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher gave Bryan a full review of his medical history and received comprehensive neurological and physical evaluations independent of WWE. He was cleared by each doctor as well as WWE’s Medical Director, Dr. Joseph Maroon.
Bryan was forced to retire in February 2016, sadly following his second title vacation in two years, relinquishing the Intercontinental Title he won at WrestleMania 31. He then became SmackDown Live general manager later that year.
Daniel Bryan’s resume goes without saying. a Former WWE Champion, World Heavyweight Champion and won both belts in an iconic victory over Randy Orton and Batista at WrestleMania 30. He has also won the United States Title and the WWE Tag Team Titles, as well as the aforementioned Intercontinental Title win.
Many people believe that this leads to a titanic tag team match at WrestleMania 34, pitting Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. One thing is for sure, that SmackDown Live became must-watch TV.